Seven KPL matches lined up as 2019/20 season enters second round

Written By: Bernard Okumu


A total of seven Kenyan Premier League (KPL) matches are lined up as the new 2019/20 season enters the second round this weekend.

Former Champions Tusker FC will seek to put behind their opening 5-3 loss to defending champions Gor Mahia when they come up against Mathare United at Machakos County Stadium on Saturday.

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Tusker FC inching for their first domestic title since 2016 have bolstered their side by recruiting 12 new players.

The 11-time champions roped in Humphrey Mieno, Gorge ‘BlackBerry’ Odhiambo, Hashim Sempala and Eugene Wasike, among others.

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The team under the tutelage of Robert Matano released 11 players.

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Meanwhile, Mathare United tactician Salim Ali will be banking on the services of among others 7 of the newly acquired players in this year’s premier league quest. Mathare lie 12th after an opening barren draw against Bandari.

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In other fixtures lined up Saturday; Nzoia will host Sony Sugar, Ulinzi will play Sofapaka while Posta Rangers will battle Kakamega Homeboyz.


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